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Robert BOYD

Regimental number12
Place of birthHelensburgh, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolFortitude Valley State School, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eleanor Maud Boyd, Barton Road, Hawthorn, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War.
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name14th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death9 April 1917
Age at death36.7
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave No. 34), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jean BOYD; husband of Helen BOYD, "Beltana" Barton Road, Hawthorn Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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